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Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

Telegraph Way, Winchester, SO21 1HZ, United Kingdom | 01962 863791 | Website

Venue Description

Winchester Science Centre (previously INTECH) is an interactive hands-on Science Centre with 100 hands-on science exhibits plus also the UK's largest capacity digital planetarium. Most of the exhibits have been made by the in-house Workshop Team, in conjunction with partners such as Universities and industry. Exhibits, shows and events all year round for adults and children. Open 7 days a week. Ticket options: Day ticket for the main exhibition area or planetarium-only ticket. Winchester Science Centre is an independent charity reliant on ticket income. All funds received are reinvested in the activities of the charity which includes construction of new exhibits and daily maintenance of the current exhibit stock, education visits and workshops, mobile planetarium and outreach, events for adults including singles nights - plus upkeep of the building.

Accessibility

Disabled visitors pay normal rates, but if you require a carer to enable access then the carer can accompany you free of charge in both the Science Centre and the Planetarium. Disabled bays located near the main visitor entrance. Wheelchairs are available for visitors' use. The venue is open-plan, level flooring, roll-on roll-off lift between the two floors. Accessible lavatories on each floor. Wheelchair spaces and hearing loop present in the planetarium.

Accessibility Guide

Accessibility Guide Link: http://www.winchestersciencecentre.org/accessibility

Accessible Performances

Schools and groups can request private shows on school days (minimum fee applies), which can incorporate bespoke lighting and sound levels as appropriate to the audience's needs. For large groups this may be possible on other dates too. Please call Laura Hobin on 01962 891900 or email laurahobin@winchestersciencecentre.org to discuss.

Toilets

Accessible lavatories on each floor.

Staff

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Assistance dog facilities

Assistance dog exercise facilities

Surrounding countryside

The venue says it has...

  • Audio Described
  • Carer Discount
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • Induction Loop
  • Disabled Parking
  • Online Booking

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